A hotel in tony Hudson, NY, has found a novel way to keep negative reviews off Yelp and other sites — fine any grousing guests.
A British businessman who has grown tired of council works closing off a road near his home has built his own detour, and is now charging motorists £2 each to use it.
A mother is upset after her 5-year-old son received detention for what his school is calling “sexual misconduct.”
During the week of July 28, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held hearings in four cities: Atlanta, Denver, Pittsburgh, and Washington. DC. The two-day sessions were to allow the public to have their voice heard about the proposed rules it released on June 2 that will supposedly cut CO2 emissions by 30 percent. Many, including myself, believe that these rules are really an attempt to shut down coal-fueled electricity generation and implement a cap-and-trade program that the Administration couldn’t get through Congress in 2009, when cap-and-trade’s obvious allies held both houses of Congress.
Yesterday Yellowhammer brought you the emotional testimony of Alabama coal miner Walter Parker, who went to Atlanta to participate in the public hearings on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed “clean energy” plan that would require power plants to drastically reduce their emissions or shut down.
A small group of environmentalists in Vermont isn’t as squeamish. Instead of flushing their pee down the drain, they’re collecting it with special toilets that separate No. 1 and No. 2.
Ants may be cooling the Earth by helping trap carbon dioxide from the environment, a new study has claimed.
Burlington, Iowa is looking into an ordinance to make it illegal to openly carry a toy gun or conceal one with clothes.
Via The Des Moines Register, your latest tale of our nanny culture gone nuts. This story comes courtesy of an Ames, Iowa, Walmart, where a man named Jim Davis was barred from buying a bottle of Smirnoff and two six-packs of Budweiser. The reason? Because he had his 15-year-old daughter with him.
A woman and her daughters had a disappointing 4th of July a few weeks ago. She tried to buy alcohol at a Walmart, and the store wouldn’t let her because her underage daughters were there.